We interrupt your regularly scheduled relationship&wedding angst for… relationship&wedding angst, the Edward & Donna version. So… plot-related angst? Anita shopping for a gown that doesn’t trip her up and, ps, leave her boobs hanging out. Why anyone thought she should try that gown on at all is clearly the ogling pleasure of the reader. While … More Serpentine by Laurell K. Hamilton
Hate the cover, but the story is pretty good! Reread before “Serpentine”. The 4 Horsepersons of the Monster killing world get together to figure out who is doing the gruesome killings, and if the real goal is to get Anita away from her power-base*. Who’s in charge of the hunt? Edward tried to get a … More Hit List by Laurell K. Hamilton
Absolutely non-stop action. Also, not hitting your former superior officer shows character growth, yeah? Sometimes Torin surprises herself. I want the next book RIGHT NOW.
This series comes and goes for me. Some are better than others. This one was OK.
Multi-generational politics last a lot longer when your antagonists range from 400 to 2,000 years old. I didn’t completely follow all the details, just surfed over the top. Fun adventure, that way. New: Jane is putting things together faster, to figure out how to save the day and gain more for herself. Ricky-bo has an … More Cold Reign by Faith Hunter
Short stories in the Dresden Files universe. Molly’s stories take place at two points in her story-arc. Johnny Marcone the mob guy gets a story, and so does Anastasia Luccio, Warden. Harry gets to be a teacher. It’s so cute. Cuter: Bigfoot gets 3 stories – it is fun, silly, and mght make you think … More Brief Cases by Jim Butcher
The Scálda are attacking the Irish. Add two stars if you like the High Fantasy style of writing. Connor’s younger brother is jealous of him, and one of the Irish kings is colluding with the Scálda. The two circumstances run into each other and Connor is exiled. The Druids are also divided, is there anything … More In the Region of the Summer Stars by Stephen R. Lawhead